Take control. Get support. Prevent diabetes.

  • A proven way to reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 58% - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Led by certified lifestyle coaches
  • An evidence-based lifestyle change program recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Free or a low copay to participate, depending on your health plan's preventive benefits*

Priority Health partners with leading health and community organizations throughout the year to provide our members access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program for a low or no cost to them.

What's the goal?

To prevent diabetes, you need to make changes. This program can help you achieve two important goals:

  • Increase your physical activity to at least 150 minutes each week
  • Lose 5-7% of your starting weight

What's the time commitment?

  • Meet once a week for an hour for 16 weeks
  • Then meet monthly for an hour for six months

Who leads the program?

A certified lifestyle coach helps you and your group:

  • Share ideas
  • Overcome obstacles
  • Support each other
  • Stay motivated

What will we talk about?

Get ideas and motivation to:

  • Eat healthy and track your food intake
  • Overcome stress and learn coping skills
  • Increase your physical activity 

Who should join?

Enroll in this free program if you're:

  • A Priority Health member
  • Age 18 or older

And if you've been diagnosed with pre-diabetes and have:

  • A BMI over 24
  • Fasting blood sugar between 100-125 mg/dl
  • A1c between 5.7% and 6.4%
  • Two-hour blood sugar between 140-199 mg/dl

Or if you're at risk for developing diabetes and have:

  • A BMI over 24
  • A family history of type 2 (adult onset) diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • A sedentary lifestyle - physically active less than three times a week
  • Had diabetes while pregnant (gestational diabetes)

*Free to most members of Priority Health group, MyPriority, and Medicare plans. Some employer groups may apply a small copay. Call Customer Service at the number on the back of your member ID card to find out if a copay applies under your employer's plan.